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Dr Peter Swinyard

MBBS, National Chairman, Family Doctor Association

Founder Partner, The Phoenix Surgery, Swindon Wiltshire.

Peter was elected National Chairman in 2009.  Under his leadership the Association has increasing membership, national profile and media exposure.  He travels the country lecturing on behalf of the FDA.  He was Honorary Secretary from 2006 -2009.  He trained in medicine at St Thomas’s London and qualified in 1979.  Peter has been a Wiltshire LMC member since 1988 serving as vice chairman and chairman where he led change from small outfit with part time medical secretary and no office staff to linking with the Wessex LMCs to form a powerful support group for doctors.  GPC member for Wiltshire and Dorset between 2002 and 2005 and Chairman of the last Premises Subcommittee till 2005.    Other interests: Cars – writing about them for the medical comics since 1985. Music – playing the piano to unwind and occasionally a tuba or euphonium to let off wind.    Disappearing in a Motorhome to a place with no email……